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the environment. katie marzullo joins us from brook field elementary to explain how. >> reporter: there's plenty of reading, writing and arithmetic taught here. the students are also learning hands-on, how to care for their environment. the school day starts with breakfast in the 4th grade class. it is what happens after breakfast that is special. >> we just put our breakfast in the right bins that shows the pictures. >> reporter: no trash chance they meticulously separate waste in the classroom and in the cafeteria so that nothing goes to waste. >> they understand the environment stays clean and by composting and separating they help the environment. >> reporter: part of green gloves program. nearly half of the schools in the oakland unified district are participating and in doing so the district is diverting more than 41% of solid waste from the landfill. >> we take the scraps and take them to a recycling facility and create compost and return that back to the schools for their gardens. we close the loop. >> reporter: the students reap benefits in their gardens. the program is in its second ye
that's failed. second, being protecting people and the environment is a core value. we are taking all appropriate actions to address issues to prevent a similar recurrence from happening again. and the third that we're continuing to operate with the investigation agency. >> and there is governor jerry brown signed several bills into law including three addressing a deadly pipeline explosion from two years ago. the bills sponsored from assemblyman jerry hill saying they put the public utilities commission on notice they must improve overnight. first requires utilities commissioned to adopt safety regulations. and other two give more power regulate bonuses at utility companies. >> hundreds of workers rallied for bill of rights today outside of the state capitol. housekeepers and nannies delivered a petition with 25,000 signatures and urging them thoim sign a measure providing them with basics such as overtime and meal breaks this makes it so all domestic workers if you're caring for elderly or peoples' children they're able to have the rights you that need. >> governor brown has 10 days
dead bird infected found near city college indicating the virus is in our environment this year. the doctor says it is no reason for any of us to panic there are many who come into contact with the disease who don't become sick. >> only one out of five become ill. more likely to have fever, aches and pains like a flu-like illness and not know that they were infected with west nile virus. only one out of 150 will actually develop severe neurological disease. >> reporter: that severe neurological disease is encephalitis swelling of the brain that can lead to fogginess, confusion that's what they say that san francisco patient is recovering from. those at the highest risk are older than 50 or who have weak or compromised immune systems. best way to protect yourself, be sure you have screens on your windows to keep the mosquitoes out. kira klapper, abc7 news. >>> iran's president thinks he knows the cause of all the world's problems. next, what mahmoud ahmadinejad told u.n. general assembly meeting this morning. and why the u.s. delegation didn't hear a word of it. >>> in the presid
. they created a culture and an environment. >> the principal and the other administrators ignored the abuse. at the time she was a 6th grader, and then two years later she became a victim. she turned to a trusted pe teacher. >> she watched that is other person got away with it. and she add free rein to do what she wanted to do. >> she was abused and threatened hundreds of times until she was a senior in high school. in the 2010 she told police and the teacher is now in prison. she is currently the assistant head coach of uc berkeley's women swim team. she felt she needed to do more to protect others from abuse. >> it is in the news right now with penn state. it has been in the news with the catholic church. to me that is a good thing. it doesn't mean the sexual abuse is just starting. it has been a problem, and i am glad people are now holding the actual abusers accountable and the people who allowed the abuse to happen. >> i spoke with the moraga school superintendent and they have just been served the lawsuit, and at this point there was no comment. all of this happened years ago. she wan
tight ends there is a guy with a lot of big plays and we have to be ready four the environment. there is melky cabrerra serving a 50 game suspension. it's eligible to come back for the national league championship and giants seem to want to keep him on that tomorrow. a's fighting for a spot facing nolan ryan's spots there is chris carter and brandon moss score there is a acht's leading 7-3. >> that this edition of abc 7 news. >> and from all of us here. >> have a great night. -- ca this is "jeopardy!" today's contestant are-- a stay-at-home mom from houston, texas... an attorney from tacoma, washington... and our returning champion-- a communications and economics student originally from ardsley, new york... whose 1-day cash winnings total... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!"-- alex trebek!
out if the environment was able to sustain life. >>> time, now, for weather across the nation. heavy downpours and flooding around boston, new york, philly and d.c. thunderstorms from the ohio valley to memphis and little rock. scattered showers along the gulf coast. and drenching rain in west texas. showers in the rockies. >>> 70s from billings to albuquerque. and in the middle of the country, from minneapolis to kansas city. 80s across the south. >>> and when we come back, get ready for a ferris wheel that can carry, get this, more than 1,400 riders at 1 time. >> if that doesn't get stuck. >>> more big banks getting caught up in a wave of cyber attacks. but who's behind them? >>> and we're talking about mom genes, the dna that makes a woman want to be a mother. [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing at&t u-verse high speed internet with more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hot spots than ever. go to our website below to get u-verse high speed internet for just 14.95 a m
, and a joint investigation by abc news and the food and environment reporting network found more than 100 reported illnesses due to blue-green algae exposure. >> essentially if we don't solve this problem, somebody's going to die. >> reporter: ohio state's dr. jeffery reutter is the foremost authority on blue-green algae. he says it's a nationwide problem, largely caused by farm fertilizer runoff. the cure, he says, is convincing farmers to carefully fertilize so the nutrients stay on the fields and not in the water. >> otherwise, these blooms are going to continue to grow. the human health problems that we see are going to increase. >> reporter: assaulting our senses, our economy and our health. jim avila, abc news, lake petenwell, wisconsin. >> our thanks to jim tonight. >>> and in los angeles, a bridge demolition that forced officials to shut one of america's busiest highways, the 405 freeway went according to plan. fears of a massive traffic nightmare, the so-called carmageddon, were not realized. drivers steered clear of the area, and the lanes are expected to re-open as planned for
in different environments. they need to be able to create that power point, but likewise they need to be able to go and show somebody that power point. the course of a day they may do content consumption and ending e-mails and staying connected. >> hp is trying to branch out to smart phones phones and tablets after being stuck in a world of desktops and laptops and printers. it won't be available until next year. >>> still to come, seven people injured in a major crash. we'll show you what happened. and a new program helping disadvantaged kids across the world. how the bay area is involved. and how arnold schwarzenegger gets candid. >>> seven people ended up in the hospital after these two vehicles collided head on in pacifica. it happened around 7:00 p.m. the firefighters had to use special tools to free the victims from that mangled mess. police kept the link between san bruno and pacifica closed for an hour. investigators don't know what caused the collision. >>> smooth sailing for drivers in los angeles. the 405 reopened after a weekend closure. localed called it the carmadegon2. it was c
need portability and productivity. >> employees need to be able to flex in different environments. they need to be able to create that power point, but likewise they need to be able to go and show somebody that power point. the course of a day they may do content consumption and ending e-mails and staying connected. >> hp is trying to branch out to smart phones phones and tablets after being stuck in a world of desktops and laptops and printers. it won't be available until next year. >>> still to come, seven people injured in a major crash. we'll show you what happened. and a new program helping disadvantaged kids across the world. how the bay area is involved. and how arnold schwarzenegger gets candid. >>> seven people ended up in the hospital after these two vehicles collided head on in pacifica. it happened around 7:00 p.m. the firefighters had to use special tools to free the victims from that mangled mess. police kept the link between san bruno and pacifica closed for an hour. investigators don't know what caused >>> smooth sailing for drivers in los angeles. the 405 reopened
will be fact-checkers in this debate. >> that's part of the problem in the environment that we're in. as we saw in the middle east and libya, everyone views the truth through their own prism and doesn't accept reality if it disagrees where they are. i don't think the moderator is going to do that. i think both sides are going to accuse the other side of not sharing the facts. they're both going to do that. at some point, they have to be called on it. they have to tell the truth to the american public. >> who makes that decision is the voters. i think voters are going to start penalizing people who don't cooperate. to throw in a little partisan barb, republicans wouldn't pass the president's jobs bill. this isn't about obama's record. this is about what's going on in washington. people are sick of it. the question is, who do you trust more to end that? and i think the odds are now with obama because people see obama as having tried at least to work the other side. i think we'll get to a better place. i think it's going to be after the election. when the voters start penalizing people for being o
, and a joint investigation by abc news and the food & environment reporting network found more than 100 reported illnesses due to blue/green algae exposure. >> essentially if we don't solve this problem, somebody's going to die. >> reporter: ohio state's dr. jeffrey reuter is the foremost authority on blue/green algae. he says it's a nationwide problem caused by farm fertilizer runoff. the cure, he says, is convincing farmers to carefully fertilize so nutrients stay on the fields and not in the water. >> otherwise these blooms are going to continue to grow. the human health problems that we see are going to increase. >> reporter: assaulting our senses, our economy, and our health. jim avila, abc news, lake petenwell, wisconsin. >> that is nasty stuff. >> oh, that's an understand statement, but the wisconsin department of natural resources says the best way to treat this is naturally, but they say it could take several years to get rid of it completely. in fact, there was a large amount of -- lake erie, almost a third of the surface, covered. >> cut big time into the fishing industry the
crash environment so you really get to see the whole picture which you never get to see in the lab. so it gives us an opportunity to have a whole new data set to use for seats and interiors. >> so what would you change now? >> well, it's difficult to say what you would change. like there's nothing -- they're doing a pretty good job right now. it validated what the current safety regulations and measures are doing. so without making a big drastic change, oh, this is a problem. in other words, it gives you information that says, okay, we can do this, we can use the forces we measured at the floor to see how better seats and interiors could be designed. >> for example, at the start of the show today. we had a row of seats become unbolted from an airplane in flight. >> right. >> might you be strengthening those on other flights coming up? >> it's probably more of a maintenance issue. the strength is usually good. it's making sure everything's put in properly but it will help you understand the limits of survivability. >> well, it's a fascinating experience. most crashes are in fact surv e
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